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spittle

Definitions of spittle
  1. noun
    a clear liquid secreted into the mouth by the salivary glands and mucous glands of the mouth; moistens the mouth and starts the digestion of starches
    synonyms: saliva, spit
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    types:
    dribble, drivel, drool, slobber
    saliva spilling from the mouth
    tobacco juice
    saliva colored brown by tobacco (snuff or chewing tobacco)
    type of:
    secretion
    a functionally specialized substance (especially one that is not a waste) released from a gland or cell
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